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Why Spanking Doesn’t Make Sense as Discipline and 3 Things to do instead.

Do you ever feel at your wits end or like you just don’t know what else to do? Do you feel like spanking is the only thing that gets their…

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3 Parenting Truths I learned while running

I despise running! At least, I used to hate running. When people told me they were training for a triathlon or marathon I used to think, “Isn’t that why we…

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5 Ways Fiction Can Be The New “Self Help”

What was the last book you read? Was it worth the time you spent reading it? As a parent sometimes we feel guilty just taking a little bit of time…

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How Parents can Bust Through Ambivalence and Self Doubt: 6 Simple Ways

Last autumn my brother in law took my family rock climbing. We went to the beautiful “City of Rocks” in Idaho. “The City” as it is called by climbers, is…

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Treat Your Family Like They’re Dead, in 5 GOOD Ways

It seems like there are zombies and vampires in and on everything these days but that is not what I’m talking about when I say to treat your kids and…

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Welcome to the TRU Parenting Blog!

Hey everybody, Welcome to my new blog! As a husband, father, social worker and counselor I’ve spent a great deal of time over the last 10 years of my life…

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